Joy F. Evans

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Beverly Joy Frewin Evans served as first counselor to Barbara W. Winder in the Relief Society general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Her life was filled with kind service to the Church, to her family, and to those around her. She served in the Primary and the Young Women’s organizations and served twice as a ward Relief Society president, as a stake Relief Society president, and for eight and a half years on the Relief Society general board. She served a full-time mission with her husband, David C. Evans, in the Tennessee Nashville Mission. Following his death, she served two additional missions, one to the Preston England Temple and the second to the Manila Philippines Temple.

Joy was born on January 31, 1926, the only child born to Sidney Harold and Ruby Viola Taylor Frewin. She earned an R.N. degree from the University of Utah and worked at Primary Children's Hospital and LDS Hospital.

She married her husband, Dave, on March 21, 1947, and they were the parents of ten children. They were also the foster parents to two Native American children. Her son David F. Evans serves in the First Quorum of the Seventy. Her son Peter F. Evans was called as an Area Seventy in October 2013. She passed away on July 5, 2011.

April 1989 General Conference Talk